Boiler operator dies at Emami Paper Mills in Odisha

Balasore: In an unfortunate incident, a boiler operator lost his life at Emami Paper Mills in Balgopalpur of Balasore district after a coal belt collapsed on him.

The deceased has been identified as Ajit Nayak, who is a resident of Simulia area of the district.

According to sources, the incident took place today morning at the power plant of the mill when the coal belt fell on Nayak following which he suffered serious injuries.

Subsequently, he was admitted to Balasore district headquarters hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Meanwhile, employees of the plant have demanded compensation for Nayak.